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Jury Issues Mixed Verdict in Michael Baisden’s Copyright Infringement Case

The Wire Michael Baisden’s attorneys, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey “Nick” Pittman, announced on Monday, a jury in Houston Federal Court reached a verdict in the copyright lawsuit filed by nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden.  The mixed verdict allows for the return of Baisden’s copyrighted rights and...

Jury Trial Set in Michael Baisden’s Fight to Stop Copyright Infringement

The Wire A trial date has been set in a lawsuit filed by best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden. Documents filed in the lawsuit allege that Defendants I’m Ready Productions, Inc., Image Entertainment, Inc., ALW Entertainment, Inc., Je’Caryous Johnson and Gary Guidry conspired to tour...

Wiley College to celebrate Religious Emphasis Week February 7-11 With Dr. Otis Moss, Jr.

From The Wire Wiley College will celebrate Religious Emphasis Week February 7-11, 2011, with a slate of community worship services and activities that will be led by three prominent clergypersons, Reverend Dr. Otis Moss, Jr., Reverend Otis Moss, III, and Minister Vanessa Winbush Gatlin. Each speaker’s presentation will be inspired...

In Root.com survey Black Americans Assess Obama After Two Years In Office

The Wire Readers of The Root.com have already weighed in on their opinions of President Barack Obama just in time for his State of the Union adddress tonight. The Root.com recently released the results of its extensive reader survey gauging how people assess President Obama’s achievements, exactly two years after...

Delino DeShields releases statement following DUI arrest

From The Wire Delino DeShields, Jr released the following statement after being arrested for Driving Under the Influence on Sunday Morning. “I take the responsibility of being a role model seriously and apologize to my fans and community, who continue to support my family and I during this unfortunate incident....

Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

From the House Foreign Affairs Committee U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, submitted the following statement for the Congressional Record marking the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake which struck Haiti on January 12, 2010: “January 12, 2010, Haiti was devastated by the most...

CVS Encourages African Americans To Protect Themselves With A Flu Shot

Dallas South Wire This holiday season, CVS/pharmacy encourages African Americans to give the gift of good health to yourself, your family and your community by getting your seasonal flu shot.  African-Americans have lower influenza and pneumococcal immunization rates compared to the rest of the population and 67%percent of whites received...